Logistics Consolidation: Trends Arising From Consolidation of the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Logistics consolidation will have a resounding effect on the industry in 2019. Logistics consolidation is a fancy way of describing the transition of shipping modes to accommodate available capacity. As a result of logistics consolidation.

Which Industries Will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

Cerasis

economy, regardless of the slight shakeup at the end of 2018, alludes to a year in which logistics capabilities will expand. Consider these industries and areas of the economy where logistics capabilities will expand throughout 2019. Strong growth in the U.S.

Inventory Management in Service Logistics Industry

Talking Logistics

For Logistics the focus is on high inventory turns. Not really because each industry is different, and so are organizations within the same industry and even different divisions within the same organization have their own unique drivers and constraints.

[INFOGRAPHIC] 6 Logistics Industry Trends Set to Transform 2016 & Beyond

Cerasis

Changes in manufacturing processes, which will increase production, lead to one ultimate result--the logistics industry must change. For third-party logistics providers ( 3PLs ), logistics industry trends will dramatically affect how logistics providers of all sizes operate.

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Which Industries will Demand Greater Logistics Capabilities in 2019

C3 Solutions

This post was originally posted on Cerasis.com and written by Adam Robinson, Marketing Manager at Cerasis.

How Transportation Management Technology & Regulations Impacted the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

Per Cyzerg Logistics Technology, the amount of available data doubles every two years. roads make up more than 4 million miles of roadways, reports PLS Logistics, and just maintaining a project of that scale will continue to require funding long after the FAST Act expires.

[Infographic] 5 Ways STEM Education is Leading the Logistics Industry

Cerasis

The studies of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) have shaped the logistics industry into what it is today. Logistics, the discipline that manages the shipping and distribution of goods to consumers, has made momentous strides in recent years with help from new technology.

3 More Advanced Technology Trends in Logistics in 2016: Welcome to the Hyperconnected Logistics Industry

Cerasis

The shipping industry of 2016 is a gross misrepresentation of what was considered “normal” shipping practices in the 1980s or 1990s. This is due in part to significant changes and improvements in how the logistics industry perceives and responds to the demands of a growing customer base.

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Intermodal Industry Outlook: 2019

NFI

Intermodal Supply Chain 3pl Logistics RailGuest Post: Mark McKendry, Vice President of Intermodal at NFI When compared to 2017 volumes, North American intermodal volumes grew by over five percent in 2018 – despite extreme congestion in Chicago, a chronic chassis shortage on the U.S.

5 Future Applications of the Industrial Internet of Things in Manufacturing & Logistics

Cerasis

Manufacturers are set to invest up to $70 billion in the Industrial Internet of Things ( IIoT ) by 2020, reports John Greenough of Business Insider. Previous Applications of the Industrial Internet of Things in Manufacturing. Growth of the Industrial Internet of Things Continues.

The Top 10 Logistics Blogs of 2018

Cerasis

That then allows us to create more of that kind of content so our award-winning blog This year we will feature the top blog posts by page views in the following categories: Manufacturing , Logistics , Freight , and the Supply Chain. 6 More Logistics Technology Trends Enabling Success in 2018.

The Industrial Internet of Things, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics: Where Are We & Where Are We Going?

Cerasis

In place of long paper trails and maintenance schedules, machines with the capacity to communicate their needs and issues via the industrial Internet of Things (IoT) are becoming an essential component of effective processes. In fact, your presence on this website alone indicates use of the industrial internet of things today, but the opportunities are limitless. Furthermore, the IoT is directly linked to better risk management programs in manufacturing too, explains Industry Week.

These 7 Industrial Procurement Trends will Impact Supply Chain & Logistics in 2018

Cerasis

The answers to these questions lie in understanding a few of the top industrial procurement trends to expect in 2018. As with many other topics affecting industry trends in the transportation, trucking and manufacturing industries, companies are looking for ways to increase the use of technology in procurement, explains Melissa Deleen of LinkedIn. Analytics Driven Procurement Will Take Center Stage as the Key Player in all the Industrial Procurement Trends.

Industry Trend on the Rise for Supply Chain and Logistics: Automation

Shipchain

Industry players have already begun experimenting with technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence. While automation in the supply chain is still in an early-adoption phase, the impact that it could have on the industry is significant. Industry Supply Chain

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends of 2014

The Logistics of Logistics

Transportation and Logistics Industry Trends. These trends stand to impact the transportation and logistics industry, with some already taking hold and others unfolding gradually. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Each trend has the potential to transform the logistics industry. Trend # 5: Quality Management Deepens and Extends Itself to Automotive Logistics.

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Use of Blockchain in Supply Chain & Logistics: Looking to Examples Across Industries for Better Understanding

Cerasis

Even JP Morgan, Microsoft, and Google, reports Jonathan Chester of Forbes , are working to increase blockchain development and innovation, and supply chain leaders need to understand how the use of blockchain in supply chain and logistics will bring about lasting change and improvements in efficiency. Blockchain is entering a phase of development that will affect every aspect of supply chain and logistics management, ranging from procurement to forward logistics and beyond.

Global Transportation and Logistics Services Providers DSV and Panalpina to Merge

Supply Chain Matters

This week featured the announcement of a significant merger among DSV and Panalpina, two European based global freight forwarders and logistics services providers, and a further sign of ongoing industry consolidation. We anticipate there will be other industry moves forthcoming.

2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains Research Report Now Available for Downloading

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces that The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group ’s research report, 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains , is now available for complimentary downloading.

How the IoT Platform Fixes Problems in Today’s Logistics Industry

Cerasis

While logistics and manufacturing have grown exponentially, problems have become more complicated. Regardless of where you sit to view the logistics industry, problems are becoming more evident. Global Logistics Will Evolve With the IoT Platform.

This Turbulent Week in Brexit Events and Consequent Multi-industry Supply Chain Disruption Planning

Supply Chain Matters

The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on a turbulent week of Brexit related developments and on the implications for multi-industry supply chain scenario disruption risk contingency planning. Industry Supply Chain Contingency Planning.

Roadblocks to Sustainable Logistics in India’s Auto Industry

Supply Chain @ MIT

But the industry still faces many complex logistics challenges. A study carried out by the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) and the Indian Institute of Management suggests that expanding the industry’s use of water […]. Featured Strategy Sustainability Transportation Uncategorized auto industry supply chains car manufacturing in India Malaysia Institute Supply Chain Innovation sustainable supply chains

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Reports of Softening U.S. Trucking Rates and Rising Global Logistics M&A are Not Coincidence

Supply Chain Matters

surface trucking rates this quarter, and a potential re-igniting of merger and acquisition activities involving global logistics carriers and services providers should capture the attention of industry supply chain management teams. .

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The Logistics Industry Can Succeed At Digitization

Gravity Supply Chain

Digitization has the potential to revolutionize the logistics industry if done correctly. It’s imperative to gain valuable insights into the benefits that can be realized by logistics providers from digitizing processes. The post The Logistics Industry Can Succeed At Digitization appeared first on Gravity Supply Chain. KEY TAKEAWAYS. However, several factors often block digitization and require urgent address and solution.

How IoT and Augmented Reality in Logistics are Moving The Industry Forward

Cerasis

Supply chain logistics providers made significant changes in standard operations in 2016. From ditching age-old tactics of shipping products now, to advancing the capabilities of augmented reality in logistics, our logistics trends highlighted expected improvements in the supply chain, many of which came true. Sustainability Measures Swept Through Logistics Providers to Reduce Transport Needs. Internet of Things Logistics

Survey Finds Significant Success in the 3PL Industry Across the Supply Chain Industry

Cerasis

This post is from a press release sent to us regarding the recent survey of the 3PL industry. In short, this survey is saying, among many other studies and reports, that those shippers who partner/outsource to a 3PL are staying competitive because the shipper is able to bring on immediate expertise through the use of a 3PL and the shipper then is able to compete and stay on top of all the latest changes in logistics capability. 3PL 3pl industry

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Report That Maersk Line Looks Toward Added Acquisitions in Logistics

Supply Chain Matters

The CEO of Maersk indicated to a European business publication that acquisitions involving land logistics and transportation services are expected over the next 2-3 years. This is another clear sign of pending industry consolidation of capabilities.

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The Announced Acquisition of Con-Way by XPO Logistics Has Many Industry Implications

Supply Chain Matters

One of our Supply Chain Matters Global and Industry Supply Chain Predictions in 2015 forecasted a turbulent year in global transportation and we predicted that such turbulence would take on a multi-year context, including additional acquisitions surrounding the 3PL and other transport sector in the year to come.

Is the 3PL Industry Becoming Barbell Shaped?

Talking Logistics

Looking at the numbers and recent news, investors are betting big on the future of the logistics industry. Robinson (a Talking Logistics sponsor) and XPO Logistics increase 40.5% Robinson and XPO Logistics (Source: quotes.wsj.com). buying APL Logistics Inc.

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Is Today April Fools Day in Global Trade or Another Chapter in Industry Supply Chain Risk Mitigation?

Supply Chain Matters

The current temporary measures related to augmented warehousing, transportation, distribution and logistics capacity can only sustain themselves for a finite period. Today is April 1 st , what some may humorously declare as April Fool’s Day. At the end of 2018, Supply Chain Matters would have planned this very date for a major update on significant global trade developments.

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Industry Supply Chain Planning Related to Brexit Response Grow More Concerned, Along with the Implications

Supply Chain Matters

Aerospace Supply Chain Automotive Supply Chain Global Trade Issues Marketing Strategies Procurement and Sourcing Service-centered Supply Chains Supply Chain Execution Supply Chain Strategy Transportation and Logistics impact of Brexit on industry supply chains Supply chain Matters blog

[e-Book] The Future Of Supply Chain, Logistics & Manufacturing: How Technology Is Transforming Industries

Cerasis

The Future of Our Industry Is Now. The logistics, manufacturing, supply chain, and transportation industries are going through a time of rapid and unprecedented transformation. The future of these industries is paved with innovation and technology. Today, merchants and service providers within these industries are cautiously adopting these technologies to provide faster, cheaper, more reliable and sustainable business practices.

This Week in Logistics News (March 25-29, 2019)

Talking Logistics

Speaking of learning, here’s the supply chain and logistics news that caught my attention this week: Will Truckers Trade Futures? But as history has shown in the transportation industry, overcoming “the way we’ve always done things” is always the biggest obstacle.

Current Stark Reminders of Pending Industry Supply Chain Disruption

Supply Chain Matters

Supply Chain Matters highlights that two significant storms, one that struck southern China, the other about to impact the Texas Gulf Coast, have the potential to add to significant industry supply chain concerns. High Tech and Consumer Electronics Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing Supply Chain Disruption Transportation and Logistics Hurricane Harvey multi-industry supply chain disruption Supply chain Matters blog Supply Chain Risk Typhoon Hato

Deep Dive on 2017 Prediction Five: Continued Global Transportation Industry-wide Turbulence

Supply Chain Matters

The following Supply Chain Matters blog is part of our ongoing series of deep dives into each of our previously unveiled ten 2017 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains. At the start of the New Year, our parent, the Ferrari Consulting and Research Group along with our Supply Chain Matters blog as a broadcast […].

Optimizing logistics: One wild ride

Quintiq

In logistics, everyone has a plan. Some logistics professionals, though, ride the supply chain like a bucking bronco – hanging on for dear life, taking different twists and turns to avoid potential disaster when something goes wrong, and being proud that they made it through another day.